Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps their patients more than 528,000 times each year in a setting designed just for their needs. Their history began in 1901 in a small house on the corner of Alpine and Castelar Streets (now Hill St. in Chinatown) and today Their medical experts offer more than 350 pediatric specialty programs and services to meet the needs of their patients.
CHLA is a provider of more than $232.6 million in community benefits annually to children and families. As the first and largest pediatric hospital in Southern California, CHLA relies on the generosity of philanthropists in the community to support compassionate patient care, leading-edge education of the caregivers of tomorrow and innovative research efforts that impact children at their hospital and around the world.
Best Hospital for Kids
If your child is being referred to CHLA for care, you can take comfort in their reputation as a provider of pediatric care that is among the highest quality and safest in the nation. Every member of their staff is well-versed and dedicated to the treatment of childhood injury and illness. You are the expert on your child's health. They partner with you as a parent to ensure that your child receives the very best care, both at the bedside, and after you return home.
They create hope and build healthier futures.
As a leading academic children’s hospital, they fulfill their mission by:
-Caring for children, adolescents, young adults, families and each other
-Preparing future generations
-Building their financial strength
-They achieve their best together.
-They are hopeful and compassionate.
-They are learners leading transformation.
-They are stewards of the lives and resources entrusted to us.
-They serve with great care.